National Park Spotlight: Top Federal Lands in Nebraska

August 6, 2010
Chimney Rock, Nebraska

Chimney Rock, Nebraska
Photo by: Gregory Runyan (Stock Exchange)

Good morning, campers!

AllCampgrounds is taking it to the next level today, looking at some of the best and brightest in national parks, monuments, trails, and rivers throughout Nebraska.

Being right at the heart of the journey for tens of thousands of pioneers and homesteaders in America’s wild frontier history, Nebraska is filled with historic trails and other signs of those thrilling, but dangerous adventures.

Not all campsites are convenient to these landmarks, and not all of them offer overnight options – so we’ve decided to delve a little deeper and give you as many different sites to check out as we can. As we know, there are always camp grounds somewhere, and finding ‘em is worth it! (more…)

Camping the 50 States: RV Camping in Nebraska

August 4, 2010
Thunderstorm in the Nebraska sand hills

Thunderstorm in the Nebraska sand hills
Photo by: Elke Edwards (Stock Exchange)

Today’s AllCampgrounds continues our rambling journey around Nebraska, building momentum on our quest to check out just about all campsites worth visiting.

Today we take to the trails with our friends in the RV lifestyle, looking at some of the top RV parks and campgrounds throughout the state.

There are quite a few, as you’d expect from a place where steppes and plains are still treasured and there to be enjoyed for all campers! (more…)

Camping the 50 States: Tent Camping in Nebraska

August 2, 2010
Sunset Over Lake Marantha

Sunset Over Lake Marantha
Photo by: Dave Shields (Stock Exchange)

Welcome back, one and all, to the AllCampgrounds blog!

Continuing our journey across the United States, we reach the central plains, heading to the heart of cattle country, to visit Nebraska.

Just shy of the geographical center of the U.S., it’s a land dotted with small towns, often with no more than 1,000 residents.

The famous city of Omaha is the largest, but with a lot of wide open spaces come a lot of great tent camping opportunities, plus RV camping both near and far away from urban centers.

Now, let’s mosey through the area once called “Where the West Begins” and find a place to set up camp! (more…)